Julian Alaphilippe on losing Tour de France race lead: 'You can rewrite history with 'ifs''

In the end, overnight Tour de France leader Julian Alaphilippe lost his yellow jersey by just six seconds to Trek-Segafredo's Giulio Ciccome – which was the same number of seconds that the stage 6 runner-up was awarded in time bonuses on the finish line. Despite Alaphilippe's valiant efforts to close the gap on the final climb up La Planche des Belles Filles, he at least initially stated that he didn't mind having to give up the race lead.

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